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Three To See on 15 Nov: White, #Hashtag Lightie, The Importance Of Being Earnest

By | Published on Wednesday 8 November 2017

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

White | Ovalhouse | 15-25 Nov
Koko Brown, associate artist at Associate Artist at Ovalhouse and Resident Artist at the Roundhouse, heads back to Ovalhouse following a run there earlier this summer with this show about identity, blending spoken-word with live vocal looping. Brown explores the concept of mixed-race privilege, attempts to bring together clashing cultures and takes a look at what it means to be mixed in contemporary Britain. More information on this page here.

#Hashtag Lightie | Arcola Theatre | 14 Nov-2 Dec
“Ella is mixed race, addicted to social media and Queen of the Selfie! Her thriving YouTube channel has make up tips, opinions, and videos of her boisterous family. But after one of her videos goes viral, Ella finds herself in the centre of a social media storm that leads to a family meltdown. With her identity and perception of beauty challenged, can Ella promote self-love without fueling hate?” You might have seen this during its previous sell-out run, but if you didn’t, now’s your chance. All the details are here.

The Importance Of Being Earnest | Jack Studio | 14 Nov-2 Dec
I bet there are some people out there who haven’t yet seen a production of arguably Oscar Wilde’s most well known play, and this looks like a highly likely candidate for your attention. And I bet there are loads of people out there who have seen it and would like to see it again, so here you go, try this one, it’s in safe hands. You’re welcome. Head this way.



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